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Video game gear could be used to display your brain. ->
Transplant medicine dominates, but it would be much better to create tissue in the lab, with a patient's own DNA. ->
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When you hear "suspended animation," you may think of Ted Williams, or simply dismiss whoever's talking. But that's about to change, as scientists are moving away from freezing the dead, and focusing on the dying. The Food and Drug Administration has approved human trials of a technique developed b...
Hate needles? You're not alone. One U.K. doctor says he has come up with a solution. Oliver Blackwell's syringe contraption actually uses two needles. A smaller one injects a little local anesthetic. By the time the second needle is at work, the prick should be painless. The first injection is "lik...
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